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Sean Connery
Sean Connery
Sean Connery info
Born: 25 August, 1930
Birth Name: Thomas Sean Connery
Height: 1.89 (6' 2½")
Nickname: Big Tam (as a teenager)
Also Known As: Sean Connery, Sir Sean Connery
Spouse: Micheline Roquebrune (06 May 1975 – present)
Diane Cilento (06 December 1962 – 06 September 1973) (divorced) 1 child
Awards: Won Oscar. Another 30 wins & 14 nominations
Known for: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen , Tomorrow Never Dies , Entrapment , The Rock , The Avengers and more.
Sean Connery biography

This block contains the information about Sean Connery and provides an insight into the life of the celebrity. From here you can also learn when, how and why the profession of an actor was chosen. Some interesting facts are waiting for you here.

Sean Connery was born in august 1930 in Edinburgh, not in a very rich family. By birth he was named Thomas. Because of the material problems in the family he left the school when he was 13th and started working. He tried a variety of different professions: he was working with the furniture, lifeguard, stage worker and model... When he was 16th he went to the navy, but he didn’t liked there, as by character he was an independent person, but that job required discipline. Later when he started working in the theater, he started calling himself Shane (in honor of “Shane” by Alan Ladd). Later that pen name has been shortened to Sean. One of the main Connery achievements was the James bond’s role. He played in seven movies, six of which were produced by “EON Company”, and in a unofficial remake of “The Thunder” which was filmed by “Warner Brothers”. He performed in a variety of well known movies, such as “Never say never”, “You live only twice”, “Diamonds Forever”, “You Live only Twice”, “From Russia with love” and many others. All of those movies have become classics. Sean has been married twice. First with the actress Diane Cilento, they were married from 1962 till 1974 and have a son Jason (he became an actor as well). His second wife became an artist Michelin Roquebrune, whom was French from Morocco. They are together since 1975 till current (they don’t have any mutual children). Michelin is elder than Sean with one year. He is a member of National Party of Scotland and he is for the independence of the country from England.
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Sean Connery filmography

Here you can learn about the movies Sean Connery acted in. You can see the names of the movies, their budget, years of release and the money gained from the screening of the certain movie. It is always interesting to know.

Movies & Videos Budget Year Opening weekend US box Office
Tomorrow Never Dies - Soundtrack ("James Bond Theme") $110M 1997 $25.1M $125M
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen - Allan Quatermain, Executive Producer $78M 2003 $23.1M $66.5M
The Rock - John Patrick Mason, Executive Producer $70M 1996 $2.6M $134M
Entrapment - Robert MacDougal, Producer $66M 1999 $20.1M $87.7M
The Avengers - Sir August de Wynter $60M 1998 $10.3M $23.3M
DragonHeart - Draco (voice) $57M 1996 $1.24M $51.3M
Medicine Man - Dr. Robert Campbell, Executive Producer $55M 1992 $45.5M
First Knight - King Arthur $55M 1995 $37.6M
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves - King Richard (uncredited) $50M 1991 $166M
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade - Professor Henry Jones $48M 1989 $197M
Finding Forrester - William Forrester, Producer $43M 2000 $701K $51.8M
Never Say Never Again - James Bond $36M 1983 $55.5M
The Hunt for Red October - Marko Ramius $30M 1990 $121M
Highlander II - Juan Sбnchez Villa-Lobos Ramнrez $30M 1991 $15.6M
A Bridge Too Far - Major General Urquhart $26M 1977 $50.8M
The Untouchables - Jim Malone $25M 1987 $76.3M
The Princess and the Cobbler - Tack the Cobbler (voice) $24M 1993 $669K
A Good Man in Africa - Dr. Alex Murray $20M 1994 $2.31M
The Name of the Rose - William of Baskerville $17M 1986 $7.2M
Highlander - Juan Sanchez Villa-Lobos Ramirez $16M 1986 $5.9M
Salary

We always wonder how much actors are paid for their work. Everything depends on a movie. The list below provides you with the information about Sean Connery salary for the roles played in certain movies.

Movie Year Salary
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 2003 $17,000,000
Finding Forrester 2000 $15,000,000
Entrapment 1999 $20,000,000
Playing by Heart 1998 $60,000
The Rock 1996 $12,000,000
First Knight 1995 $9,000,000
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves 1991 $1,900,000
Highlander II 1991 $3,500,000
The Hunt for Red October 1990 $4,000,000
Never Say Never Again 1983 $5,000,000 + 5% of the net US profits ($6,410,000 total)
Zardoz 1974 $200,000
Diamonds Are Forever 1971 $1,200,000 plus 12.5% of the gross
Shalako 1968 $1,000,000 + % of profits
You Only Live Twice 1967 $750,000 + 25% of the net merchandising profits ($1,000,000 total)
Thunderball 1965 $750,000
Goldfinger 1964 $500,000
From Russia with Love 1963 $250,000
Dr. No 1962 $17,000
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